The Dean’s Dilemma

The search for the missing Lord Layton portrait continues…

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Having tried to apply a little common sense to the situation, I can think of only one logical way to tackle the task before me. That is not to say that there aren’t many, many other (and better) logical ways, it’s just I could only think of this one.

It seems to me that there can only realistically be a limited number of people who could move a painting like the Lord Layton without drawing considerable attention. My first thought, is of the overly-chirpy painting and decorating team who have recently joined Maintenance to assist with refurbishments. No one would think twice about a couple of those chaps carrying something under a dustsheet. I am headed across College to see my good friend Head Of Maintenance for a cup of tea and an innocuous chat.

Even though I complain regularly about the students, Old College feels a very empty place…

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    1. I don’t blame you. In fact, I’m surprised you haven’t burned down his house and eaten his children. You show great mastery of self-control, dear chap.

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